A Photo for Friday

Atop Bell Mountain

“Atop Bell Mountain”

December 31, 2021

Hiawasee, GA

FILED UNDER: Photo for Friday, Photography
Steven L. Taylor
About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. MarkedMan says:


  2. @MarkedMan: Thanks!

  3. Monala says:

    I’m impressed by the graffiti artist! That can’t have been easy.

  4. @Monala: Agreed!

  5. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Well framed. Well processed. Good balance.

    Can’t say as I like the subject matter, but I am lacking context. I am pretty well dead set against graffiti on natural formations, but having never been to Bell Mountain, maybe it needed dressing up. I doubt it. Back in the day I used to go down to northern Georgia almost every year. It is beautiful there, and nothing I saw needed “improvement”.

    Not a critique of you Steven. I’ve taken lots of pictures of graffiti myself. And if god gives you lemons…

  6. @OzarkHillbilly: I get it. I can’t say that in favor of the graffiti, per se. I will say, however, that it makes the places unique and interesting visually. The whole place is covered. So I guess, from a photographer’s perspective, it increases my level of interest and made the location different.